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Norman Cohen (11 June 1936 in Dublin – 26 October 1983 in Van Nuys, California) was an Irish film director and producer, best known for directing two feature films based on television comedy programmes, Till Death Us Do Part (1969) and Dad's Army (1971). He was also a director of several of the Confessions of... sex comedy series: Confessions of a Pop Performer (1975), Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976) and Confessions from a Holiday Camp (1977).

Norman Cohen
Born(1936-06-11)June 11, 1936
Dublin, Ireland
DiedOctober 26, 1983(1983-10-26) (aged 47)
Van Nuys, California, United States
OccupationFilm director, film producer

In addition to those films, he also produced as well as directed the adaptation of Spike Milligan's Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall (1973),[1][2] and the comedy sequel Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977). Cohen's first film production was The London Nobody Knows (1967) narrated by James Mason and his final film was Burning Rubber (1981).

He died after suffering a heart attack in 1983.[3]


  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-30.
  2. ^, Retrieved 7 August 2010
  3. ^ The Independent, Retrieved 14 September 2014

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